Buncombe County Parks, Greenways and Recreation Services

  • Various locations in the Asheville area
  • Asheville, NC 28801
  • Phone: 828-250-4260
  • Region: Downtown

Buncombe County Parks, Greenways and Recreation Services (BCPG&R) operates four recreation parks, Karpen Soccer Field, and five river parks. Of those, Lake Julian Park, is a great option for fishing, boating, disc golf, sand volleyball and horseshoes. BCPG&R sponsors special community events throughout the year and provides high-quality programming for all ages.

Types of Tours: Self guided paddleboating, canoeing, and fishing (fee for boat rental). Large and small picnic shelters are available for rent as well.      
Group Policies: Admission to the park is free. Rental fees required for equipment and private shelter use.   
Days & Hours of Operation: Open 7 days per week from 8am to dark. Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.   
Miles from Downtown Asheville: 10   

As the local experts in Asheville, the ACVB would welcome the opportunity to source your overnight room needs and help you plan the perfect itinerary! Please contact us at 800-257-5583.

Attraction Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Handicap Accessibility
  • Pets Allowed
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground
  • Public Restroom